Make a super beautiful crochet pincushion or keychain ❤


Make a super beautiful crochet pincushion or keychain ❤

Creating a beautiful crochet pincushion or keychain can be a delightful and rewarding project. Here’s a step-by-step guide to make a cute and practical crochet pincushion or keychain in the shape of a heart. This design is versatile and can be easily adapted into a keychain by adding a keyring.

crochet pincushion or keychain ❤
crochet pincushion or keychain ❤

Materials Needed

  • Crochet hook (size appropriate for your yarn, typically a 3.5mm or 4mm hook)
  • Yarn (cotton yarn works well for sturdiness, in your desired color)
  • Fiberfill stuffing
  • Tapestry needle
  • Scissors
  • Stitch marker (optional)
  • Keyring (if making a keychain)


  • ch: chain
  • sl st: slip stitch
  • sc: single crochet
  • inc: increase (2 sc in the same stitch)
  • dec: decrease (single crochet two stitches together)

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  1. Starting with the first heart lobe:
    1. Round 1: Magic ring, 6 sc into ring. (6)
    2. Round 2: Inc in each stitch around. (12)
    3. Round 3: (Sc, inc) around. (18)
    4. Round 4: (2 sc, inc) around. (24)
    5. Round 5: Sc in each stitch around. (24)
    6. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
  2. Make the second heart lobe:
    1. Repeat the steps from the first lobe but do not fasten off.
  3. Join the two lobes:
    1. Round 6: Sc around the first lobe, then continue to sc around the second lobe. (48)
    2. Use the long tail from the first lobe to sew any gaps between the lobes if necessary.


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Shape the heart:

  1. Round 7-10: Sc in each stitch around. (48)
  2. Round 11: (6 sc, dec) around. (42)
  3. Round 12: (5 sc, dec) around. (36)
  4. Round 13: (4 sc, dec) around. (30)
  5. Start stuffing the heart with fiberfill.
  6. Round 14: (3 sc, dec) around. (24)
  7. Round 15: (2 sc, dec) around. (18)
  8. Round 16: (sc, dec) around. (12)
  9. Round 17: Dec around. (6)
  10. Fasten off and close the hole using a tapestry needle


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Adding the Keychain

  1. If making a keychain, attach a keyring to the top center of the heart using a few strands of yarn. Secure it tightly.

Finishing Touches

  1. Weave in any remaining yarn ends.
  2. You can add embellishments such as a small bow, beads, or embroidery to personalize your pincushion or keychain.

Final Product

Your crochet heart can now serve as a pincushion or a charming keychain. The soft, stuffed heart is not only functional but also a beautiful handmade gift or accessory.

Feel free to experiment with colors and sizes to make a variety of heart pincushions or keychains. Enjoy your crochet project! ❤